Some local sources for free wooden pallets are businesses, such as gardening, pet supply, large equipment and hardware stores. A local construction site may also have wooden pallets available. Some other places to find pallets are automotive or motorcycle stores.
A good way to start a search for wooden pallets is by visiting local small businesses. Many businesses may get their store inventory in pallets. At times, pallets can be found in business dumpsters. However, before taking them, it is a wise idea to ask the business or store before removing any items from the dumpster. Another source of free pallets can be a newly opened business.
Another method to find free pallets in a local area is to search online or look at Craigslist. There may be listing of places or businesses that offer these items free of charge.